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Sandra Brotherton stabbing: Son detained under Mental Health Act after her death

CSI at Redwood Drive Bredbury
Image caption Officers were called to a house in Bredbury, where Sandra Brotherton was found dead

A man who was arrested after his mother was found stabbed at her Stockport home has been detained under the Mental Health Act.

Sandra Brotherton, 60, was found dead at the house on Redwood Drive, Bredbury at about 11:00 GMT on Wednesday.

A post-mortem examination concluded she died from blood loss as a result of stab wounds.

Her 29-year-old son, who has not been identified, was previously arrested on suspicion of murder.

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